MO' BETTA back fo' mo' at the Linsmore Tavern!!!

If you want good music, Friday night is the place to be at the Linsmore Tavern! MO' BETTA is back by popular demand and it will definitely be a killer show! An all-star line-up of experienced local musicians with a sound that has a New Orleans influenced rhythm & blues/rock leaning heavy on the funk 'n' soul side of things.

This 5-piece band plays covers of classic songs by Jimi Hendrix, Dr. John, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Joe Cocker, and so many more!!

On lead vocals is Darren "Mista D" Dumas. Darren is the lead vocalist for Toronto ska/punk rockers, The Salads, as well as the Bob Marley & The Wailers cover band, Mob Barley & The Railers. Over the 12+ years with The Salads, Darren has played a plethora of shows with artists like Fishbone, Simple Plan, Public Enemy, Presidents of the United States of America, Gob, Choclair, Alexisonfire, Goldfinger, Slightly Stoopid, The English Beat, Max Webster, among many others.

On guitar is Steve D'Angelo. Steve is an acclaimed composer, arranger, and guitarist. He has worked with artists like Dr. John, Taj Mahal, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Susan Aglugark, Liberty Silver, and so many more.

On bass is Steve Lucas. Steve is an international recording and touring bassist/composer/producer who has performed, toured or recorded with arts such as the Grammy Award winning Levon Helm Band, several albums with Bruce Cockburn, Garth Hudson ("The Band"), Big Sugar, among many others.

On keys is Rob Gusevs. Rob has had the opportunity to play and record with a number of artists over the years, some of who include Martha Reeves, Bruce Cockburn, Lisa dal Bello, The Arrows, Manteca, Banda Brava, Domenic Troiano, Long John Baldry, Tom Scott, and David Clayton Thomas.

On drums is Lorenzo Castelli. Lorenzo is a Toronto based multi-instrumentalist and composer. Lorenzo studied performance, composition and arranging and graduated with honours from the Music Program at Mohawk College in Hamilton. He went on to receive a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned an honorary, Bachelor's Degree in Film Scoring. He has performed with Canadian Indigenous Music artist George Leach, Iranian soprano singer Darya Dadvar, and many of Toronto's top Jazz musicians such as Kelly Jefferson, Adrean Farrugia and Geoff Young. 

The show starts at 10pm, $5 at the door!

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Fried Angels Live at the Linsmore!!!

Thursday Night, The Linsmore Tavern is excited to hear for the first time ever The Fried Angels!!  These Angels ain't here to soothe your soul, or grant a wish or rock and roll... these Angels are here to play the Blues, some R&B and Funk you too. Dedicated to ass kicking blues, Rhythm and Blues and Funk - Smite Style. They ain't yo mama's angels, so keep your halos for them what wants 'em! They just want to bring the goofy mayhem to the Linsmore this Thursday Night at 8pm!  No Cover!

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Rock of Ages: Canada's Ultimate Tribute to Def Leppard Live at the Linsmore Tavern Part of Back to the 80's Month!!

or the first time ever, the Linsmore Tavern is proud to bring Canada's Ultimate Tribute to Def Leppard, Rock of Ages in part of British Invasion Month(Yes the show is November 1st) and Back to the 80's Month!  Come by Saturday November 1st at 9:30pm to see Canada's ONLY Tribute to Def Leppard who will finish off 5 Saturdays in a row of British Tribute bands at the Linsmore Tavern!!!

Rock of Ages: Canada's Ultimate Tribute to Def Leppard are based in Toronto Canada performing the hits of Def Leppard for more then a decade across Canada!  They incorporate a full on stage video production as well as recreate every note of the original band to bring the best show every night that they play!  Don't settle for second best! Rock! Rock! with Rock of Ages!!!

Tickets for this show is now on sale and can be purchased for $7 in advance and $15 at the door!  You can purchase the tickets at the bar or right here: Buy Tickets!!

 

 

Linsmore Tavern's Annual Halloween Party!!!

Friday October 31, Halloween night at 10pm, the Linsmore Tavern is once again throwing one of their patented Halloween Parties that people have been raving about for years! There's no better place to spend Halloween, then at an 80 year old haunted Tavern inhibited by many ghosts! 

There will be a DJ playing Halloween themed music, as well as a mix of rock, dance, pop and feel good anthems all night. Make sure you wear a costume because there will be best costue prizes. The party starts at 10pm, $5 at the door!

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